LORIENT. Paris Saint Germain topped Lorient to win 2-1. It was Paris Saint Germain to strike first with an early goal of Neymar at the 9′. Then it was a goal in the 53′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, D. Pereira gave the win to Paris Saint Germain in the 81′ minute with a goal. Paris Saint Germain capitalized on its better ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Stade Yves Allainmat – Le Moustoir stadium in Lorient on Sunday and it started at 1:00 pm local time. The referee was Benoît Bastien assisted by Hicham Zakrani and Aurélien Berthomieu. The 4th official was Azzedine Souifi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.2 degrees Celsius or 61.09 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.
Paris Saint Germain had a strong ball possession 59% while Lorient was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Paris Saint Germain was more aggressive with 79 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Paris Saint Germain won the encounter.
Lorient shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain shot 16 times, 8 on target, 8 off target.
Lorient received 1 yellow card (B. Innocent). On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain received 1 yellow card (A. Hakimi).
After this match, Lorient will stay with 27 points like Olympique Marseille and Monaco to hold in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Paris Saint Germain will have 38 points to sit in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Lorient will play away against Strasbourg on the 13th of November with a 2-1 head to head stats in favor of Lorient (3 draws).
Paris Saint Germain will host Auxerre on the 13th of November with a 9-5 head to head in favor of Paris Saint Germain (4 draws).
Lorient – Formation
Lorient started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
The manager Régis Le Bris decided to play with the following team: Yvon Mvogo, Gedeon Kalulu , Julien Laporte , Montassar Talbi , Vincent Le Goff , Bonke Innocent , Dango Ouattara , Julien Ponceau , Enzo Le Fée , Théo Le Bris and Terem Moffi .
The home team had on the bench: Stéphane Diarra, Siriné Doucouré, Ibrahima Kone, Darline Zidane Yongwa Ngameni, Yoann Cathline, Chrislain Matsima, Adil Aouchiche , Quentin Boisgard and Vito Mannone .
Lorient made 4 changes: Y. Mvogo for V. Mannone (13′), T. Le Bris for S. Diarra (73′), J. Ponceau for A. Aouchiche (73′) and B. Innocent for I. Kone (85′).
Best player: Enzo Le Fée
The player that probably impressed the most for Lorient was Enzo Le Fée.
His rating iswith 63 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 9 crosses.
Paris Saint Germain – Formation
Paris Saint Germain started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Christophe Galtier played with: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Sergio Ramos , Marquinhos , Danilo Pereira , Achraf Hakimi , Vitinha , Marco Verratti , Nuno Mendes , Neymar , Hugo Ekitiké and Kylian Mbappé .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Renato Sanches, Pablo Sarabia, Juan Bernat , Sergio Rico, Carlos Soler , El Chadaille Bitshiabu, Ismael Gharbi, Nordi Mukiele and Warren Zaïre-Emery.
Paris Saint Germain made 5 changes: Vitinha for R. Sanches (67′), H. Ekitike for C. Soler (75′), N. Mendes for J. Bernat (76′), K. Mbappe for P. Sarabia (85′) and D. Pereira for N. Mukiele (85′).
Best player: Neymar
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Paris Saint Germain was Neymar.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 63 passes (82% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.